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on children. nearly 3 million are at risk. many lack safe drinking water, health care and education. 2 out of 3 children have had to leave school. more than 1 million have fled the country with their families. 2 out of 5 of those children have no access to education. >>> now together in this studio is edward chiban, unicef's director for emergency programs. he's in charge of coordinating assistance in and outside of the country. thank you for coming to the studio today. you have just heard those numbers. what's the reality behind them? >> well, the reality behind those numbers is really children are at the center of this crisis. we have over 4 million that have been directly affected by the conflict. that's more than twice the population of tokyo's children. imagine, each one of them affected by the conflict. we're talking about children that no long ver access to health services, that have not been immunized in two years. children that have dropped out of school. we estimate inside syria more than 2 million children have dropped out of education. and behind those numbers, each of these ch
of a teenager with a toy gunful getting educational bang for your buck. do the college rankings help when it comes to finding the best college for your budget. san antonio >> another controversial abortion law could head to the supreme court. oklahoma's high court ruled a state law banning chemically induced abortions it unconstitutional. earlier this year the supreme court said it would consider the law but sent it to the lower court for further clar itches. >> community outrage after police shoot a teenager carrying is a toy weapon. hundreds marched through the seats of santa rosa, carrying pictures of andy lopez. he was shot seven times by a deputy, smoking a pellet gun for weapon. >> jackson junior is behind bars, serving 2.5 years at a north carolina prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on luxury items. he tried to check in on sunday but was turned away because of an administrative snaf u. >> with college costs rising parents and students are trying to find a match for education and the bottom line. kilmeny duchardt looks at whether the popular rankings help or hurt in the
health education labor and pensions committee this week. appeared before the house ways and means committee last week and her hearing before the andte will be this tuesday we will have coverage here on c- span. 's just saw kathleen sibelius testimony. she will be making another appearance on capitol hill, testifying before the senate finance committee on wednesday at 10:00 eastern, also on c- span. presidentialan candidate mitt romney talked about health care law and its implementation under the obama administration on "meet the press." he talked about how the federal law differs from the one he enacted in massachusetts when he was governor and the potential impact he thinks the problems could have on the rest of president obama's term. state should be able through the laboratory of democracy model to put in place the plan that works best for them and if they adopt the massachusetts plan, terrific. if they adopt a different plan, that's fine. recognize that massachusetts teaches some important lessons some states are not going to follow. one lesson is health insurance is more expe
thing where we spent a great deal of time is our educational system urge -- system. have more students country than any other in our educational system. why do they come here, it is not just the quality of education, but the type of education. i think some of the disadvantages of education globally, so many people are taught facts. this might work very well for i am notcores -- and trying to diminish that at all. i do believe the american style of learning should get more credit in the ability to be thoughtful and critical thinking. as an employer who this year we hired 1100 employees and the year before we hired 1100 overyees, i would tell you 80% of the employees come from u.s. universities. we will continue to have that. as an employer and some of you has offices and 38 countries, the bulk of our employees comes from the united states and we are looking for people who know how to think and think creatively. >> thank you, larry. let shift to bill. from allst retailer over the world -- trying to increase the sourcing you're doing here in the united states. could you give us perspectiv
youth who are watching our program or who are friends with you. they would envy the kinds of educational experiences that the two of you have. they are probably thinking that, maybe when i get to senior high school or go to college, i may want to have an overseas educational experience whether it is for one year or two years. what would be your word of advice to them if they are thinking of spending a year or so in a different country, in a different academic institution? >> it's a great experience. you do need to live in different environments in order to understand other people more. if you are from taiwan and you go to an english majority speaking environment, you do have that experience of feeling like a minority. it's one i think is necessary in order to develop empathy and understand others, and not just be looking inside only. it is when you have these different kinds of experiences to draw upon that you can connect with different people. that is extremely beneficial. >> and gina, you feel the same way? >> yes, you are just expanding your horizons by traveling abroad. the people t
we do not have. senator kerry was talking earlier about the excellence in u.s. higher education, how that has always helped us, training more and better engineers, but those days are ending. so our natural design advantages are going to be harder to come by going forward. and so we need those things, so we are not starting with a 10% cost disadvantage. >> in asia. what would it mean for caterpillar? >> we have a huge business in asia and growing. that is the single largest opportunity over the next decade or so. we intend to lead market. but again, i come back to the point that it is likely that a lot of those countries, a number of those, will do agreements with or without us. if we don't get tpp done. we will look into a market that we ought to be competing with. i'll move to africa because i am passionate about this. we watched the chinese really take over africa. they've come in with their own financing, their own engineering, sometimes their own workers to take over minerals, extraction, oil and gas, hydroelectric power across africa. i know, michael, that is on your agenda. but
constructive on the united states and where we spend a great deal of time is our educational system, which unfortunately a lot of people malign that today. this will be discussed later, but we actually have more students overseas than any other country in our educational system. what you come here? it is not just the quality of education, but the type of education. some of the disadvantages of education globally, so many people are taught rote or talk facts. this may work very well or testing scores, and i'm not trying to diminish that at all. but i do believe that the advantage of the american style of learning, which should get more credit, is the ability to be thoughtful and critical thinking. as an employer who hired 1100 employees this year, i will tell you over 80% of our employees come from u.s. universities. we will continue to have that position. as an employer who has offices in 38 countries, the bulk of our employees come from the united states universities, and what we are looking for, people who know how to think and think creatively. >> thank you, larry. let's shift to bill.
in the transpacific free trade talks. >>> google launches education for students. google started the program jointly with a non profit organization. the company's executive chairman eric schmitt visited a high school tuesday to mark the occasion. >> it's interesting that japan is fourth or so in the world in science education which is great. united states is way low. >> he told the students japan has the potential and technology to be a leader in soft wire development. he encouraged them to study and help each other find a solution when faced with a challenge. students tried out computer programming with the mpo staff using a $30 pc developed in britain. they learned developing skills to make the cats on the screen move freely. >> translator: i've never done computer programming so i assumed it was difficult. when i tried it, it was really fun. >> google plans to make the program available for more than 25,000 children across japan over the next year. >>> the reserve bank of india is trying to combat rising prices in asia's second most popular economy. it decided to raise the key interest rate tuesd
innovation and education because of the nature of our communities and the structure and the openness with which they operate. that people will have access here because we will continue to work hard to make sure that we have the most qualified workers one of the largest consumer market in the world. this, i do not say any of with one bit of arrogance. good newsecause that for america is also good news for the world. it is good news for you and your businesses. nina the importance of the american economy in terms of driving china's economy and other economies in the world. their importance is driving other economies in the region and elsewhere. it is a principle reason why we should invest in here. it is a top priority at a level i might any before. -- unlike any before. you're sitting here in the hot -- heart of the most open economy in the world. the u.s. is the largest recipient of direct investment. manufacturing was mentioned. we have about 5.6 million total good paying american jobs contribute in close to when chilean dollars to our economy that comes from foreign direct investme
the excellence in u.s. higher education, how that helped us, training more and better engineers, but those days are ending. so our natural design advantages are going to be harder to come by going forward. and so we need those things, so we are not starting with a 10% cost disadvantage. >> in asia. what would it mean for caterpillar? >> we have a huge business in asia and growing. that is the single largest opportunity over the next decade or so. we intend to be that market. but again, i come back to the point that it is likely that a lot of those countries, a number of those, will do agreements with or without us. if we don't get tpp done. we will look into a market that we ought to be competing with. i'll move to africa because i am passionate about this. we watched the chinese really take over africa. they've come in with their own financing, their own engineering, sometimes their own workers to take over minerals, extraction, oil and gas, hydroelectric power across africa. i know, michael, that is on your agenda. but i am so pleased to hear that the crossover between commerce and the state,
such as the economy, politics and education. iceland tops the organization aegs list for the fifth straight year followed by finland and norway and sweden of the philippines in fifth place, the highest ranking in asia. japan's ranking is the lowest among major economies. the poor showing is blamed on a drop in the number of female lawmakers. world economic forum representatives say there's almost no gender gap in japan when it comes to access to education and health care. but they point to big gaps in economic participation, wage equality and promotion to management positions. muslim nations had some of the survey's lowest rankings. pakistan is 135th on the list and yemen is last at 136. >>> next let's take a brief look at the market figures. >>> and now here's the 3-day outlook on the weather around the globe. . >>> that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm raja pradhan in tokyo. from all of us at nhk world, thanks for watching and have a good day wherever you are. tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with john nichols about his new book "dollaroc
education systems in the world, education is a strange thing, at 18 you take one exam and that one exam makes a gigantic difference in that life if you get in particular universities you have much of a better chance of getting into a good company that runs the economy, what is happening is people are preparing manically for that test and they prep, women as a result have fewer children because the cost of trying to teach people this and the result of a career is people who often are successful but running out of people, the birthrate is going down so it is a weird thing, it is not just a standard economics of people getting more successful, and there are all kinds of straings quilts within it that are making a difference as to how things turn out. >> rose: i remember talking to yu in singapore where the demographics were changing and they had a certain attitude about immigration, which they had to change because they needed immigration, and migration for their own economy. >> i think it is very, very important, in the developing of what -- what is happening in asia, and possibly what i
from educated, trained personnel and the value of quality we are offering on the greek islands is in comparison with other nations. we must take things in our hands. so we are working harder. we are looking better for our products and we are trying to have good quality. that is very important. it seems like our efforts up to now, people are traveling to greece. >> i've spoken to a lot of italians and ask them how they step away from all of the austerity measures and the shenanigans of government and say focusing on business. they say you would never have a business if you listened to the politics. is it a major business increase? >> no, it is not. me as a businessman in tourism, i understand i have to fight and i have to fight for my world and my world is tourism. austerity doesn't help. now we are in the sixth year under austerity measures but somehow we all -- you know, economies go through cycle. we need more of a boost. tourism is giving us the moral boost we need as a nation and as a country. >> what are the problems of raising money in this market. how do you access more
the task of giving kids an equal education. -- dedicated to accomplishing the task of giving kids an equal education. they said they were going to back off of strong civil rights enforcement. i had to make a decision. do i uphold the law or back off of my principal? ini fight for what i believe or do i sacrifice my job? i lost my job. but i have never regretted the decision is standing for what you believe in. [applause] i went back to monterey and public service was still in my veins so i ran for congress and served a terms of the congress. eight terms. it was a different congress. el.er tip o'neill, bob michae we just honored tom foley the other day, speaker and a majority leader. republicans and democrats work together. toy work together to try solve the problems facing this country. yes, they had their differences. yes, they had their politics. when it came to issues affecting the country, they worked together for the common good and that's the way our democracy should work. [applause] clinton asked me then to take over the office of management and budget. the good people there helped
towards education that is not just a piece of paper, you really have to know how to do thing. then the subject came up in the mexican family. mexican family is a very strong unit in our country. and women at home have been the keystone holding families together. now, with the entrance of mexico into the modern world, there's a pressure on women to not only be a homemaker but also a bread winner. so that puts enormous pressure on women. and frankly, i don't think we value that, all they do correctly. because it's very difficult -- >> rose: what you intended to say was and perhaps you said and it was misconstrued was that we need to value what women do because they're working not only outside the home but they work inside the home too and they're called on to do more than men are called on. >> precisely. >> rose: so maybe the an is men should take a bigger role at home some women would say. >> it comes back to valuing work. sometimes there's a feeling that if a woman says well i work at home, i'm a homemaker night it -- >> rose: it doesn't have the same value. >> that's the
the need for an end to such strikes. with them a trophy room strikes. i usually do so and education obe. in my first statement to the parliamt and the need to attend our strong commitment to ensuring an end to the vocal effects. more news and the upper part is international conference. i had to do that the use of gould's is not only can you live nation well plugged into her integrity. gore so detrimental to one's own efforts and imaging to resume from our country. this issue has become a mission to get into the buy american relationship is with. i would have forced us to be put in going next. the thus baucus the new officials have denounced any drone attacks but the washington post story exposes the noteworthy that the new obama strikes with the old school actively participated in selecting some targets. one documents in two thousand and ten jeans and t ball striking this site is cool what's your government. this has long been a good cooperation with the ten digits agencies in the two nations. i ended mixed tapes have a strong ongoing competition and open each. he was going to school ed
-high school education. ren says wages are not his main consideration. and he's not ready to give up. he continues to send his resumes to potential employers. >> translator: nobody wants to give up their dream. mine is to find a job that i really want to do. >> reporter: the number of university students in china will keep rising. finding work for the country's best minds is essential for the nation's advancement. nhk world. >>> an extremely powerful winds are causing severe situations in europe today. let's turn to mai shoji at the weather desk for the latest. >> hello there. it's halloween week. a freakish storm is affecting and battering most of northern europe. take a look at this video coming out from a couple of places. belgians hunkered down on monday and faced hurricane-force winds. take a look at this. a savage coastal storm, strongest in years and more than a dozen people lost their lives in europe. travelers were left stranded at brussels airport. meanwhile, gusts of 160 kilometers per hour recorded in southern england. hundreds of trees were knocked down and public transporta
and students try to find the best match for their education and the bottom line, do college rankings help or hurt in the search for the right match? kilmeny duchardt has more. >> trisha guduru, the daughter of immigrants from india hopes to be a paediatrician. she is a student at queens college and lives at home. her tewition is under $6,000 a year, which is all her family can afford. queens college provide aid so students don't have to pick up a job. >> we are getting students from modest means, first in their family to go to college, first in this country. without us they wouldn't be able to transcend their particular situation and move up. financial planner bob traitz says cost has everything to do with how families pick schools. >> working class families are picking colleges based on affordability and geographical convenience. >> with tewition on the rise families are looking at where to get the most bang for the buck. the "washington monthly" produced one of many lists ranking colleges on that, and queens college is number two. their study looked at 1500 colleges. queens ranked as o
closing wasteful tax loopholes and wants to protect education and road projects. >>> some visitor facilities remain closed after last month's shut down. this includes many of the rest rooms and camp dprownds found at the parks, litter removal and other maintenance has also been cut back. a spokesman for the army corp. of engineers said the resolution that ended the shut town didn't release all of the funds they need. he said it won't be fixed until congress passes a new budget. >> the obama administration said the health care website should be working smoothly by the end of the month. experts said they were able to make progress despite computer crashes. on thursday a house committee released documents showing only six people were able to enroll on october 1st but three million tried to access it. the white house said those numbers are unofficial and said it'll release a accurate count in a couple of weeks. >>> a health care plan in alameda has been removed. it was one of 12 options available on the exchange. it was removed because it failed to get a necessary state license by t
your guaranteed reservation for this educational event and attend so you can better understand this opportunity. put the power in your hands and start taking control of your own life financially. >> shawn and i attended than's event a year ago, and we were pretty much novices when it came to real estate. the way that our business has been growing, i'll be able to quit my regular full-time job within the next 12 months. >> at the event, we will also teach you the second way i flip properties. and that's by fixing the property up and then selling it, like we do on our tv show. for example, this is one of the 31 properties i'm working on right now. on this property alone, i'm gonna make several times over what the average american makes in a year. just imagine how doing just one deal like this would impact your entire life. in fact, here are the profits i made in the last two months alone, just on properties i've rehabbed. i love this aspect of real estate because you can make even bigger profits, while, at the same time, you're improving neighborhoods. however, it's not as easy a
care allow, just as thousands say they are losing their current plans. >> getting more educational bang for your buck. do those college rankings really help finding the best college for your budget? >> coming up in sports, lebron james and the miami heat unveiled another championship banner. we'll have the heights in just a bit. conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. (vo) friday night ... >> does the nsa collect any type of data on millions of americans? >> no sir. (vo) fault lines investigates what it's like to live under the watchful eye of the nsa. >> they know everything that you do, everything that you think, everything that you fear. they know how to manipulate and control you. the state has all the power. >> we have done more to destroy our way of life than the terrorists could ever have done. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. i'm del walters. in just about a half hour, the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is going to testify b
the excellence in the u.s. higher education how that has always helped us and we train more and better engineers but those days are ending. and so, our natural design advantages i think are going to be harder to come by going forward. we need those things so that we are not starting with a ten to 20% cost disadvantage. >> we talked about this in the european context it is closer to fruition. >> we have a huge business in asia growing that's probably the single largest opportunity over the next decade or so. we intend to lead that market like we do in so many others. but again i come back to the point that it's likely that a lot of those countries -- a number of those will give agreements with or without us if we don't get tpp done and we will be looking at a market that we ought to compete with. there's another 1i will move to africa because i'm kind of passionate about this. we watched the chinese really take over africa. they come in with their own financing and engineering, sometimes their own workers to take over minerals come extraction, hydroelectric power across africa. and i feel we can
advocate from abbvie for one-to-one support and education. >>> two planes slam into each other in midair and incredibly everyone survives. both planes were loaded with sky divers when they crashed in wisconsin saturday morning. luckily the passengers were preparing to jump at the time and they were able to parachute to safety. one pilot was hospitalized with only minor injuries. nine others walked away virtually unscathed from this accident. the faa is investigating. >> it's amazing, huh? good thing you're wearing a parachute. >>> microsoft giving a helping hand to those who risk their lives to keep us safe. the software giant starting a computer school for veterans that guarantees a high-tech job when they graduate. great story. live in seattle on this. dan? >> yeah, how good is that? the key is this is being given to the soldiers while they're on active duty and will be completed before they leave the military. they will not have to be unemployed and working on getting new job skills when they get out. this pilot project with 23 students. but microsoft plans on expanding it to bases in
of their teams. it gave me a chance to use my education a little bit. >> you say you're one of the most unlikely people to get to the hall of fame, in fact most unlikely to get to the nba. why? >> i didn't fit any of the profiles. i'm a very small guy and there's nothing about me that stood out. i needed teammates to be good. i didn't go out there and score a million points or do anything by myself. i needed guys around me. little by little things pointed in that direction. >> you go to gonzaga, after your second year you begin to shine. you say your parents didn't think you would play past ninth grade. >> we had chances to raise money for basketball tournaments and they always were willing to buck up for one of their four children because they figured it would be my last harrah. >> you came up in an era where there was no parents organizing things. you were playing pickup football, pickup basketball, anything else. >> riding books anywhere. right around the neighborhood, see what you can find. >> you talk about going into the hall of fame. you go in with who? david robinson and a guy named? >>
still remember the crisis. i think we've done a very good job educating our investors. they understand the bull market will lag a little bit. but this year with only 55% in equities, we've managed to catch about 80% of the upside in the index and the absolute performance still very respectable, you know, more than 16%. >> is it a lot harder to find values, though, when the stock markets have risen so rapidly? >> it is. and we are raising cash at this point. we believe that all asset classes tend to be fairly expensive today. it's probably towards the late inning of a great bull market. i wouldn't call this a bubble yet because we don't see disruptions. we see different asset classes or being 10%, 15% overvalued, but it's not crazy and we don't see the dislocations you usually see with bubbles. we do see easy credits in the high yield bull market. we see more in flows into equities. we see variations. it's time to be a bit more cautious. there are still opportunities out there. >> we have president plosser with us. we've been talking about the fed strategy. is it impossible to fight the
administrative announcements. the first is cle for continuing legal education. we would like you to make sure you fill out the forms and give them to holly. you will also notice we have the scale of sheets that are on your table. they are reviews. we use them -- we review them very carefully afterwards. that is why we think our programs have improved over the years because we listen to what you have to say and try to give you the type of programs you really are interested in. we would also have another announcement. our committee will be having on friday november 15 an address addressed by ambassador marc grossman. he is the vice-chairman of the cohen group. he will be speaking about the diplomatic campaign in afghanistan and pakistan. he will be at the university club at 8:00 a.m. on november 15 so please take out your black areas in iphones. we also have another speaker. the senior adviser for transnational homeland security and counterterrorism program at the center for strategic and international studies. that will be wednesday december 4. also at 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and that also will be
partners have throughout atives the country to educate americans about cybersecurity. cyberspace today is linked into every aspect of our daily lives and efforts such as this are crucial to creating a safe, secure and resilient cyberenvironment. i hope my colleagues will join me in congratulating all who made cybersecurity awareness month a success. thank you and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, i rise to recognize an everyday hero, a young constituent of mine who has set an example we would all do well to follow. mary patricia hecter, a 15-year-old from georgia refused to sit idly by while children across the nation died in playgrounds, while funerals outnumbered graduation ceremonies and where violence begot more violence. she had a campaign to combt youth gun violence, aptly named think twice. her campaign encourages youth to think
purchase from the education segment and now they have new products coming out. that should help that line better. and obviously the iphones were a little bit better than a lot of people expected. overall, a good report. >> keep asking everyone this. is it a momentum stock or a value stock? >> for me, it's whatever term you want to put on it. if they can give more evidence they can actually return to growth in 2014, it's going to catch buyers. i guess that might be more of a value stock than anything. but at, you know, less than 12 times earnings and the expectation has now risen. ever since this 5c and 5s launch, negative about the 5c, positive about the 5s, but the earnings estimate has gone up a dollar since the products were announced. that should get a higher multiple. >> yeah, hard to get -- it's hard to be both a value and a growth stock, i guess. because if this company starts growing again, if it starts having higher earnings year after year, the multi -- it's going to be just with ha below market multiple, it's going to be a $1 trillion stock. >> listen, six months ago, people th
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